Saturday, September 14, 2019


Spirit of Vancouver Island Rescue

BC Ferries is cancelling all sailings after 5 pm today due to incoming weather

"The safety of our passengers and crew is of primary importance to us."

ICBC limiting use of experts in legal disputes to reduce $1.2B projected net loss

Vehicle injury claims have increased by 43% in the past five years.

Highway 14 west of Sooke remains closed due to hazardous road conditions

Fallen trees and downed power lines block both directions.

Vehicles are spinning out of control on the Malahat due to heavy snowfall

Don’t forget to use winter tires or chains when driving through the mountains!

ICBC suffers $860M net loss in first 9 months of fiscal year

They expect lose $1.18 billion by the end of fiscal year.

Province invests $300K in BC-Washington high-speed train research

Vancouver to Seattle in one hour - yes please! 😍

VicPD just took a cheeky shot at Victorians’ ability to handle snow

And the public shot right back.

Air Canada is getting rid of plastic stir sticks by Summer 2019

Wonder what the replacements will look like 🤔

WestJet flight to Victoria cancelled after plane slides off tarmac due to ice

None of the passengers onboard Flight 173 were injured

Clipper Vacations ferry will be out of service for 3 weeks due to scheduled...

A fresh coat of paint and several updates are in store

Zero visibility due to fog causes flight delays and cancellations along BC coast

You might want to double check your flight itinerary
saanich police

Series of reckless driving incidents plague Saanich in 2019

From a stunting motorcycle rider to a man who kept passing out at the wheel, it's already been a crazy year in Saanich

21-year-old Saanich man crashes after driving into oncoming traffic at 120 km/h

Police are looking for additional witnesses.

BC transportation strategy looks to create new designs for Greater Victoria

It includes exploring emergency detour routes in the event of a Malahat road closure
BC Transit Bus Lane

These 7 BC Transit routes changed to take advantage of the new Douglas Street...

The new year brought a host of changes to some of Victoria’s bus routes, according to BC Transit. Since January 2nd, the altered bus routes...

There is a 3 sailing wait at BC Ferries today

Today is the busiest day for BC Ferries during the holidays!

Duncan’s Cowichan River Bridge safety upgrades now complete

Construction began in late July.

BC Ferries cancels all sailings until 2 p.m. today due to high winds

"We will resume service as soon as it is safe to do so."
Spirit of Vancouver Island Rescue

BC Ferries cancels over a dozen sailings due to high winds today

Sailings departing from Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, and more have been cancelled
BC Ferries smoking ban

BC Ferries experiencing major delays and cancellations due to severe weather conditions

Three vessels to and from the island are currently delayed
BC Transit Bus Lane

Province says new Douglas St priority bus lane saves commuters 10 minutes

The fine for being in a priority bus lane is $109

BC Ferries adds over 160 extra sailings for the holiday season

Fingers crossed for smooth sailing this December! 🤞🏼

Colwood Mayor pitches seabus as alternative transportation to alleviate vehicle congestion

Is the idea of a commuter ferry worth floating?
bike lane

City of Victoria seeks feedback for proposed Vancouver Street bike lanes

You can make your voice heard in person or online

Every new car sold in BC by 2040 will need to be a 100%...

The BC government says it will take steps to make green vehicles more affordable
Spirit of Vancouver Island Rescue

BC Ferries already has a 3 sailing wait on the first day of the...

The next open sailing is the 8:00 p.m. and it's already 60% full.
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit offers free rides for Canadian military personnel on Remembrance Day

Buses have stops close to several major ceremony locations around town

Province lowers speed limits on three Vancouver Island highway segments

Speed limits were increased in 2014, resulting in higher collision rates for several highway segments across BC

Douglas Street 24-hour bike and transit lanes come into effect on Monday

Driving a motor vehicle in these lanes will cost you a pretty penny

Half of Canadians think drivers have gotten worse in the past 5 years (SURVEY)

Everyone is blaming everyone else 🤷

High-risk drivers will be charged higher ICBC rates starting this week

People with a history of reckless driving may want to check their bills soon

U-Bicycle will soon require passengers to drop off bikes at designated locations

Instead of parking them anywhere they want

Multi-vehicle collision on Pat Bay Highway snarls traffic (UPDATED)

Police are dealing with an incident involving three vehicles

BC Ferries begins accepting debit payment on certain sailings

Step aside legalization: there's bigger news to report!

Here are the road closures to look out for during Sunday’s Goodlife Marathon

Runners will finish the race by 2 p.m.

Facebook post calls out Yellow Cab Victoria for denying ride to elderly man

He was travelling from the BC Ferries terminal to Sidney

BC Ferries adds over 80 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend

Next Monday is expected to be the busiest day of the year for walk-on passengers

Four lanes now open on the Malahat as safety improvement project wraps up

The province is now considering an additional 1.5 kilometres of median barriers

Winter tires required on BC highways starting this Monday

This includes the Malahat and Sooke Road (Highway 14).